Jungian Literary Criticism

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780810110175
  • Publisher: Northwestern University Press
  • Publication date: 1/21/1993
  • Edition description: 1
  • Pages: 439
  • Product dimensions: 6.12 (w) x 9.18 (h) x 1.18 (d)

Table of Contents

Chronology of C. G. Jung
Introduction to the Selections 1
Pt. I Jung and Literary Criticism: A Historical Sampling
1 T. S. Eliot: The Mythical Vision 9
2 The Archetypes of Literature: "Forming Fours," "Expanding Eyes" 21
3 Preface" to Ishmael: Jungian Psychology in Criticism: Some Theoretical Problems 38
4 The Artist's Relation to the Unconscious 54
5 The Analytical Psychology of C. G. Jung and the problem of Literary Evaluation 59
6 The Fashioning of Living Myths 75
7 Robert Bly's Sleepers Joining Hands: Shadow and Self 83
8 Emily Dickinson and the Deerslayer: The Dilemma of the Woman Poet in America 103
9 The Rhizome and the Flower: The Perennial Philosophy - Yeats and Jung 118
10 Healing Fiction 129
11 War, Love, and Industrialism: The Ares/ Aphrodite/Hephaestus Complex in Lady Chatterley's Lover 139
12 Spinning Among Fields: Jung, Frye, Levi-Strauss, and Feminist Archetypal Theory 153
13 C. G. Jung: A Debt Acknowledged 167
Pt. II Jung and Critical Theory
A "Myth" and "Archetype": Critics and Analysts 179
14 Archetype and Archetypal Image 181
15 Archetype, Myth, Numinosum 187
16 Culture and the Humanities: The Archetypal Approach 192
17 Feeling, Imagination, and the Self 200
18 Outline of a Jungian Aesthetics 214
B Imaginal Archetypal Criticism 229
19 Deconstructive Philosophy and Imaginal Psychology: Comparative Perspectives on Jacques Derrida and James Hillman 231
20 Poetry and Psyche 249
21 Archetypal Depth Criticism and Melville 258
Pt. III Jungian Concepts in Critical Practice
A Archetypes and Literature: The Trickster 271
22 "Trickster" 273
23 The Fool and His Sceptre 275
24 Magnus Eisengrim: The Shadow of the Trickster in the Novels of Robertson Davies 285
25 The Trickster in the Arts 302
B Jung's Personality Theory: Psychological Types and the Individuation Process 313
26 Some Phases of the Jungian Moon: Jung's Influence on Modern Literature 315
27 Type and Text in A Study in Scarlet: Repression and the Textual Unconscious 328
28 Alchemy and Individuation in The Magus 343
C Jung and Gender Criticism 353
29 Journey into an Archetype: The Dark Mother in Contemporary Women's Poetry 355
30 Archetypal Patterns in Women's Fiction 367
31 Two Ways of Spelling It Out: An Archectypal-Feminist Reading of H.D.'s Trilogy and Adrienne Rich's Sources 376
Appendix A: Publication History of Jung's Writings on Literature 395
Appendix B: Selections Explaining Jungian Concepts 397
Notes 399
Glossary of Jungian Terms 421
List of Bibliographies 427
Source Acknowledgments 429
Index 433
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